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ST 0.10.11, New ships

U.S. Tier X Destroyer Forrest Sherman, Soviet Tier X Cruiser Sevastopol, Spanish Tier VI Cruiser Canarias, and British Tier VI Cruiser Dido have been added to the game for testing, along with Soviet Tier VIII Submarine C-189.

 

Please note that all information in the development blog is preliminary. Announced adjustments and features may change multiple times during testing. The final information will be published on our game's website.

U.S. Tier X Destroyer Forrest Sherman

The lead ship of the class she gives name to, this destroyer was built after World War II, taking into account the lessons learned during the conflict. The ship's armament was primarily designed to counter aircraft and submarines. 

The ship is armed with three rapid-firing 127 mm guns with HE and SAP shells. Her torpedo armament consists of four 533 mm single-tube torpedo launchers, placed in pairs on both the port and starboard sides. The torpedo launchers have a very narrow aiming sector. The torpedoes themselves are identical to the Mk17 used on Gearing, but have a faster reload. The ship has access to the Smoke Generator, Engine Boost, and Defensive AA Fire consumables in different slots. 

Soviet Tier X Cruiser Sevastopol

A large artillery ship (Project 69-I), which resembles a swift "small battleship". The ship's main armament is represented by six powerful 380 mm guns placed in three turrets. Her AP-shells have improved ricochet angles and a short fuse time. The ship also enjoys quite good concealment parameters. 

Sevastopol is equipped with the Fast Damage Control Team consumable, which differs from the standard Damage Control Party by its faster reload while having a limited number of charges. Besides, that ship has the Defensive AA Fire and Hydroacoustic Search consumables in one slot, an Engine Boost with a short action time, but a larger bonus to speed, and a Repair Party that has a longer action time, but replenishes less HP per second. 

Spanish Tier VI Cruiser Canarias

Designed in the U.K., this heavy cruiser was based on the British County-class ships. She is armed with eight 203 mm guns placed in four turrets that fire only AP Shells with improved ricochet angles, but without high armor-penetrating capabilities. The main feature of the ship is the availability of an Alternative Firing Mode, similar to superships Condé, Annapolis, and Zorky. Activating the Alternative Firing Mode improves the accuracy of her main battery guns, along with their shells' damage and armor-penetrating capabilities for a limited number of salvoes before entering a cooldown period. The ship is also equipped with the Hydroacoustic Search consumable. 

Alongside Canarias, there will be a new in-game nation added — Spain. 

British Tier VI Cruiser Dido

A comparatively small cruiser, designated to contribute to a fleet's AA defenses and interact with destroyers. It was one of the first ships armed with dual-purpose guns as their main battery.

The main armament of the ship is comprised of ten fast-firing 133 mm guns placed in five turrets and powerful torpedoes with decent reload time and the ability to fire off individual torpedoes. Dido is equipped with the Defensive AA Fire and Short-Burst Smoke Generator consumables with a large number of charges and fast reload, but short action time and smoke screen dispersion time. The ship also has good concealment, improved engine characteristics that allow her to both accelerate and decelerate quickly. However, it is impossible to mount the Propulsion Modification 1 upgrade in her fourth slot. 

 
Ships' characteristics

American destroyer Forrest Sherman, tier X

Hit points – 24,900. Plating - 19 mm.

Main battery - 3x1 127 mm. Firing range - 12.6 km.
Maximum HE shell damage – 1,800. HE shell armor penetration - 21 mm. Chance to cause fire – 9%. HE initial velocity - 808 m/s. Maximum SAP shell damage - 2,700. SAP shell armor penetration - 36 mm. SAP initial velocity - 808 m/s. Reload time - 2.5 s. 180 degree turn time - 4.5 s. Maximum dispersion - 110 m. Sigma – 2.00.

Torpedo tubes - 4x1 533 mm. Maximum damage - 17900. Range - 16.5 km. Speed - 66 kt. Reload time - 81 s. Torpedo detectability - 1.4 km.

AA defense: 2x2 76.2 mm., 3x1 127.0 mm.
AA defense mid-range: continuous damage per second - 81, hit probability - 100 %, action zone - 4.0 km;
AA defense long-range: continuous damage per second - 98, hit probability - 100 %, action zone - 6.0 km;
Number of explosions in a salvo - 4, damage within an explosion - 1,750, action zone 3.5 - 6.0 km.

Maximum speed - 33.9 kt. Turning circle radius - 680 m. Rudder shift time – 5.3 s. Surface detectability – 8.3 km. Air detectability – 3.8 km. Detectability after firing main guns in smoke  – 3.1 km.

Available consumables:
Slot 1 - Damage Control Party
Slot 2 - Smoke Generator (Duration time 30 s; Duration time 130 s; Radius 450.0 m; Reload time 160 s; Charges 3)
Slot 3  - Engine Boost (Duration time 120 s; Maximum speed +8%; Reload time 120 s; Charges 3)
Slot 4 - Defensive AA Fire (Duration time 40 s; Average AA damage +100%; Damage within the explosion radius of shells fired from medium- and long- range AA defenses 300%; Reload time 80 s; Charges 4)

Soviet cruiser Sevastopol, tier X

Hit points – 62,600. Plating - 25 mm.Fires duration: 60 s.

Main battery - 3x2 380 mm. Firing range - 19.1 km.
Maximum HE shell damage – 5,350. HE shell armor penetration - 64 mm. Chance to cause fire – 34%. HE initial velocity - 820 m/s. Maximum AP shell damage - 11,300. AP initial velocity - 820 m/s. Reload time - 26.0 s. 180 degree turn time - 36.0 s. Maximum dispersion - 208 m. Sigma – 2.05.

Secondary Armament:
8x2 100.0 mm, range  - 7.3 km.
Maximum HE shell damage – 1,400. Chance to cause fire – 6%. HE initial velocity - 1,000 m/s

AA defense: 8x2 100.0 mm., 6x2 57.0 mm.
AA defense mid-range: continuous damage per second - 385, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 4.0 km;
AA defense long-range: continuous damage per second - 130, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 5.8 km;
Number of explosions in a salvo - 6, damage within an explosion - 1,470, action zone 3.5 - 5.8 km.

Maximum speed - 33.5 kt. Turning circle radius - 980 m. Rudder shift time – 15.1 s. Surface detectability – 14.0 km. Air detectability – 10.4 km. Detectability after firing main guns in smoke  – 12.8 km.

Available consumables:
Slot 1 - Fast Damage Control Team (Duration time 10 s; Reload time 40 s; Charges 3)
Slot 2 - Hydroacoustic Search/Defensive AA Fire
Slot 3 - Engine Boost (Duration time 45 s; Maximum speed +20%; Reload time 60 s; Charges 6)
Slot 4 - Repair Party (Duration time 60 s; HP per second 187.8; Reload time 80 s; Charges 6)

Spanish cruiser Canarias, tier VI

Hit points – 35,100. Plating - 16 mm.Fires duration: 30 s.

Main battery - 4x2 203 mm. Firing range - 14.6 km. Maximum AP shell damage - 3,800. AP initial velocity - 814 m/s. Reload time - 15.0 s. 180 degree turn time - 22.5 s. Maximum dispersion - 133 m. Sigma – 2.00.

Secondary Armament:
8x1 120.0 mm, range  - 5.0 km.
Maximum HE shell damage – 1,700. Chance to cause fire – 8%. HE initial velocity - 808 m/s

AA defense: 2x1 20.0 mm., 6x2 37.0 mm., 8x1 120.0 mm.
AA defense short-range: continuous damage per second - 18, hit probability - 85 %, action zone - 2.0 km;
AA defense mid-range: continuous damage per second - 28, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 3.5 km;
AA defense long-range: continuous damage per second - 84, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 5.2 km;
Number of explosions in a salvo - 3, damage within an explosion - 1,190, action zone 3.5 - 5.2 km.

Maximum speed - 33.0 kt. Turning circle radius - 740 m. Rudder shift time – 9.6 s. Surface detectability – 10.8 km. Air detectability – 6.5 km. Detectability after firing main guns in smoke  – 6.0 km.

Available consumables:
Slot 1 - Damage Control Party 
Slot 2 - Hydroacoustic Search (Duration time 100 s; Torpedo detection range 3.0 km; Ship detection range 4.0 km; Reload time 120 s; Charges 3)

Alternate Firing mode settings: 

  • Maximum main battery shell dispersion: -25%
  • Main battery AP shells armor penetrarion: +100%
  • Maximum AP shell damage: +15%
  • Reload time: 40 s.
  • Number of salvos in a firing sequence: 2

British cruiser Dido, tier VI

Hit points – 23,600. Plating - 13 mm.Fires duration: 30 s.

Main battery - 5x2 133 mm. Firing range - 14.1 km. Maximum HE shell damage – 1,900. HE shell armor penetration - 22 mm. Chance to cause fire – 8%. HE initial velocity - 792 m/s. Maximum AP shell damage - 2550. AP initial velocity - 792 m/s.
Reload time - 6.0 s. 180 degree turn time - 18.0 s. Maximum dispersion - 130 m. Sigma – 2.00.

Torpedo tubes - 2x3 533 mm. Maximum damage - 15867. Range - 8.0 km. Speed - 61 kt. Reload time - 72 s.  Launcher 180 degree turn time – 7.2 s. Torpedo detectability - 1.3 km.
Instead of choosing between wide and narrow spreads, captains can choose to fire off individual torpedoes or expend the entire launcher at once

AA defense: 2x4 40.0 mm., 1x1 20.0 mm., 4x2 20.0 mm., 2x1 20.0 mm., 5x2 133.0 mm.
AA defense short-range: continuous damage per second - 95, hit probability - 85 %, action zone - 2.0 km;
AA defense mid-range: continuous damage per second - 63, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 2.5 km;
AA defense long-range: continuous damage per second - 63, hit probability - 90 %, action zone - 5.2 km;
Number of explosions in a salvo - 2, damage within an explosion - 1,260, action zone 3.5 - 5.2 km.

Maximum speed - 32.3 kt. Turning circle radius - 580 m. Rudder shift time – 6.5 s. Surface detectability – 9.5 km. Air detectability – 5.8 km. Detectability after firing main guns in smoke  – 3.9 km.

Available consumables:
Slot 1 - Damage Control Party
Slot 2 - Defensive AA Fire 
Slot 3 - Short-Burst Smoke Generator (Duration time 15 s; Smoke screen Dispersion time 40 s; Action Radius 600.0 m; Reload time 70 s; Charges 5)

All stats are listed without crew and upgrade modifiers but with best available modules. The stats are subject to change during the testing.

Besides, Soviet Tier VIII Submarine S-189 was added to the game. Her concept and characteristics are under development now and will be announced later. 

Please note that all information in the development blog is preliminary. Announced adjustments and features may change multiple times during testing. The final information will be published on our game's website.